Readers: I have discussed the use of Pie Charts and the Parts-to-Whole Relationship in a previous blog post. In that post, I noted some thoughts from Dr. Robert Kosara (photo, right). Dr. Kosara is a research scientist at Tableau Software. His focus is on the communication of data through visualization and visual storytelling. Robert is […]

Readers: I am in Portland, Oregon this week attending three data visualization workshops by industry expert, Stephen Few. I am very excited to be sitting at the foot of the master for three days and soak in all of this great dataviz information. Today, was the second workshop, Information Dashboard Design which is based on […]

Readers: In the past, I would have highly condemned pie charts without giving you much explanation why. However, Dr. Robert Kosara (photo, left), posted a great thought study of pie charts on his wonderful blog, EagerEyes.org, that I want to share with you. Dr. Kosara is a Visual Analytics Researcher at Tableau Software, with a […]

Readers: In the past, I would have highly condemned pie charts without giving you much explanation why. However, Dr. Robert Kosara (photo, left), posted a great thought study of pie charts on his wonderful blog, EagerEyes.org, that I want to share with you. Dr. Kosara is a Visual Analytics Researcher at Tableau Software, with a […]

I like to read the Charles Apple’s blog. Charles Apple is a freelance visual journalist and instructor. A longtime news artist and designer, he is the former graphics director of the Virginian-Pilot and the Des Moines Register. He is currently en route (I am following his trip on Twitter @charlesapple) to his new job as […]